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Bucker

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Bucker A broad-headed hammer used in bucking ore.
    • n Bucker A horse or mule that bucks.
    • Bucker One who bucks ore.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n bucker A horse that bucks.
    • n bucker A bent piece of wood, especially that on which a slaughtered animal is suspended.
    • n bucker A horse's hind leg.
    • n bucker In mining: One who bucks or bruises ore.
    • n bucker A flat broad-headed hammer used in bucking ore.
    • n bucker A cowboy.
    • n bucker One who saws felled trees into logs. Also called a cross-cutter.
    • n bucker One who brings or carries. See buck, transitive verb, 4.
    • n bucker A machine for shaping staves for barrels or kegs. It consists of a steel carriage into which the stave is clamped by a lever. The carriage is then forced by a ram into such a position that the stave passes between two cutters, which shave it to the proper proportions, the width in the center being greater than at the ends to give the barrel the proper bulge or belly.
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Usage

In literature:

It is only back in the bush that you can get a really good bucker.
"Hunting the Grisly and Other Sketches" by Theodore Roosevelt
Wherefore, he had let himself be badgered good-naturedly into trying a fall with these famous buckers.
"A Texas Ranger" by William MacLeod Raine
Gillam, although light, was a hard line-bucker and a hurdler that was afraid of nothing.
"Behind the Line" by Ralph Henry Barbour
I knew something would happen to us after talking about poor Buckerly in the manner that we did.
"The Gold Hunter's Adventures" by William H. Thomes
He must also be a good line bucker and be able to gain the required distance when called upon.
"Outdoor Sports and Games" by Claude H. Miller
Apparently Dingwell had lost all control of the bucker.
"The Sheriff's Son" by William MacLeod Raine
I was not much as a line bucker.
"Football Days" by William H. Edwards
Can you ride a bucker?
"Steve Yeager" by William MacLeod Raine
As a matter of fact, he became detached rather early in the game, having been accidentally given a bucker.
"Tenting To-night" by Mary Roberts Rinehart
Did you ever ride a bucker?
"The Pony Rider Boys in Texas" by Frank Gee Patchin
Boo Bucker then coming up, seized me by the arm and dragged me forward to the strange sheikh; while another chief led Halliday.
"Saved from the Sea" by W.H.G. Kingston
I marvel what sort shall be the meeting betwixt my Lord, and George Bucker, and the Duke of Somerset, and him.
"Robin Tremayne" by Emily Sarah Holt
Rocket was not a star bucker, but he had thrown more than one half-baked cowboy.
"Out of the Depths" by Robert Ames Bennet
Stan was reminded of riding a pitching bucker while somebody dumped buckets of water into his face.
"A Yankee Flier in Italy" by Rutherford G. Montgomery
Lee Jennings was killed by a bucker falling back on him.
"Ewing\'s Lady" by Harry Leon Wilson
They call regular buckers 'gentle' up here.
"Alaska" by Ella Higginson
You saw him master the bucker the other day in the mountains?
"The Pony Rider Boys in the Alkali" by Frank Gee Patchin
Finally the bucker recovered his wits and skipped out.
"Cruisings in the Cascades" by George O. Shields
There goes Toctor Ducker, Tettie Bucker.
"Dandelion Cottage" by Carroll Watson Rankin
The genuine article, the real Western bucker, is quite another matter.
"How Women Should Ride" by C. De Hurst
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In news:

The Bucker Jungmann, which first appeared in Germany in 1934, has proved to be one of the most popular two-seat, tandem aerobatic biplanes in the world.
Michael Bucker and Jonathan Liebson Posted on Jun 10, 2012 @ 18:55.
Michael Bucker and Jonathan Liebson.
Lebanon Coach Theo Bucker said the key to the match was the failure of his strikers to attack.
Recession Bucker (Economy & Business / MARKETING).
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